Archived News and Media Releases

14 November 2015

 The completion of the 100th house at the Waimahia Inlet housing development in Auckland was welcomed this afternoon by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith, who says the project is symbolic of the Government’s progress on housing.

11 November 2015

 The number of residential and commercial building consents issued for Rotorua properties continues to go up.

7 October 2015

Two Havelock North men have been convicted and fined for carrying out sanitary plumbing and drainlaying work without authorisation.

4 September 2015

 An Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1,200 plus court costs and solicitors fees for providing information that was intended to cause, or may reasonably have caused, a homeowner to think he was a registered or licensed tradesperson. 

17 July 2015

Two Licensed Building Practitioners have been held to account by the Building Practitioners Board for poor workmanship.

22 May 2015

The Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB) has appointed Martin Sawyers as its new Chief Executive and Registrar.

19 May 2015

A Rotorua man has been convicted and fined $1000 plus court costs and solicitor’s fees today for illegally carrying out sanitary plumbing.

2 April 2015

An Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1500 for carrying out drainlaying work without an authorisation for a second time

31 March 2015

The Timber Design Society is pleased to be able to present the Timber Design Society Sapwood Conference.  The conference will be held in Christchurch only, 13 – 15 May 2015.


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